What’s new in the upcoming MS Dynamics AX 2012 R3 release
15 Feb 2014
The upcoming Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 has some really great features to help businesses grow. Microsoft has greatly improved the warehouse and procurement areas in Dynamics AX and by also including mobile support for POS (point-of-sale) transactions, it has made things easier and much more flexible for everyone.
Major improvements in the warehouse and procurement areas will help users to streamline their business process. Enhancements in inventory control and improvement in operational activities like put away rules, picking strategies and wave/load planning, are some of the improvements that will be there in Dynamics AX 2012 R3.
Some of the more interesting features of MS Dynamics AX 2012 R3 are as follows:
- Improved warehouse system
- 360 inventory visibility
- Real time cycle counting and replenishment
- Real Time mobile processing
- Real time transaction support is added to process orders, picking processes etc.
- Reconciliation of Freights
- Matching system generated freight bills with invoices received from carriers.
- Ecommerce support
- Omni-channel shopping experience.
- Loyalty card system for customers.
- Campaigns using Facebook and Twitter.
- Improvement in e-procurement
- Improved Request of Information (RFI’s)
- Improved decision making via defined evaluation criteria and scoring.
- Improvement in portal experience
With the introduction of smart phones more and more people want their information mobile and touch oriented. With new technologies constantly being added to the mix, most companies want their ERP systems to be more mobile. Microsoft Dynamics AX has not overlooked this change either. There are already a number of goods apps that help users to integrate with Dynamics AX. MS Dynamics AX 2012 R3 too will enable companies to build native mobile apps by providing API’s and documentations.
As most of us know, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 will be released on April 2014. There have been number of events lined up for the release of Dynamics AX 2012 R3. Here is the link to subscribe to this event.